In this age of rough and tough competition modern children must be well equipped with an education that enables them to face the challenges properly. For this they must be made to imbibe self confidence, morality, Indian culture and other values of life. With this aim and ambition Shrimajjagadguru shankaracharya Shri Gangadharendra Saraswati Swamiji of Sonda Swarnavalli started Shriniketana School in Sirsi in 2005.
At present the school is imparting education up to 6th standard. It will be developed into full pledged, residential and Co-educational school. Medium of instruction is English right from LKG. Members of managing committee are well-known educationalists and experts in different fields in society. The faculty consists of trained and experienced teachers as per the guidelines C.B.S.E New Delhi. Extra curricular activities in music, Dance, Drawing, Computer etc. are arranged to make the children mentally sharp and physically fit. The school has 8 – 20 acres campus at Islur in the middle of the beautiful natural scenario.
Construction of the school building in the campus is in progress. For the convenience of rural students school vehicle is also provided. It is only a humble beginning to realize Swamiji’s dream of establishing an ideal educational institution. The Sriniketana School was started in 2005 with a mearage strength of only 15 students. The genuine purpose of imparting quality education along with cultural values and spiritual foundation has resulted in the growth of student strength to 793 climbing up to IX Standard.